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 CFA Institute Research Challenge of the Southwest Finalists Announced!

2021-2022 CFA INSTITUE RESEARCH CHALLENGE – SOUTHWEST U. S. WINNING TEAM ANNOUNCED

We are proud to announce the winner of this year's Challenge.

UNIVERSITYOF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO

With Rice University coming in Second.  And again, congratulations to all 16 of our teams that competed throughout Louisiana and Texas. Every one of you did a tremendous job! And for the 8 finalists who competed at the FINALS on Saturday, Feb. 26th; Baylor University, Loyola University New Orleans, Rice University, Texas State University, Trinity University,  University of North Texas, University of Texas at San Antonio and West Texas A&M University - WELL DONE!


A listing of ALL our earlier Challenge winners can be found below:

  • 2020 - 2021: Texas State University                                           2nd Place: Rice University 
  • 2019 - 2020: Texas Christian University                                                        Baylor University  
  • 2018 - 2019: Baylor University                                                                      West Texas A&M University 
  • 2017 - 2018: Rice University                                                                         University of Texas - San Antonio
  • 2016 - 2017: West Texas A&M University                                                     University of Texas at Dallas      
  • 2015 - 2016: Southern Methodist University                                                 University of Texas at San Antonio
  • 2014 - 2015: West Texas A&M University                                                     Texas State University
  • 2013 - 2014: Rice University                                                                          Nicholls State University
  • 2012 - 2013: Texas State University                                                              Rice University
  • 2011 - 2012: University of Texas at San Antonio
  • 2010 - 2011: Rice University
  • 2009 - 2010: University of Houston
  • 2008 - 2009: Texas A&M University
  • 2007 - 2008: University of Houston
  • 2006 - 2007  Rice University

A most sincere thank you to the companies and management participating in the Southwest U.S. Research Challenge:

  • 2021 - 2022: CECO Environmental Corp. (CECE)
  • 2020 - 2021: Carriage Services (CSV)
  • 2019 - 2020: Cinemark Holdings (CNK)
  • 2018 - 2019: Trecora Resources (TREC)
  • 2017 - 2018: Andeavor (ANDV)
  • 2016 - 2017: U. S. Physical Therapy (USPH)
  • 2015 - 2016: Southwest Airlines (LUV)
  • 2014 - 2015: Panhandle Oil and Gas (PHX)
  • 2013 - 2014: SolarWinds (SWI)
  • 2012 - 2013: Rackspace (RAX)
  • 2011 - 2012: GameStop (GME)
  • 2010 - 2011: Rent-a-Center (RAC)
  • 2009 - 2010: Cal Dive (CDVI)
  • 2008 - 2009: Carbo Ceramics (CRR)
  • 2007 - 2008: Men's Wearhouse (MW)
  • 2006 - 2007: Hydril (acquired)